How long before a divorce is final in California?

Answer A divorce in California can become final six months and one day after the petitioner (the person seeking the divorce) serves the respondent (the person being divorced) with the divorce petition, pr... Read More »

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If getting a divorce in Pennsylvania can the spouse who provides medical insurance legally terminate the other's medical benefits before the divorce is final when the two are living separately?

Answer No. I believe he must wait until the divorce is final and all terms are worked out.

Can a father lose custody of his children if there is proof that he has a girlfriend before his divorce is final?

Answer It's not likely, as custodial and visitation issues are based upon the welfare of the child or children.If the child or children are not placed in a dangerous, neglectful or abusive situati... Read More »

How long does it take for a divorce to become final in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, a divorce takes 60 days to be finalized if it is due to irreconcilable differences and the couple does not have children. Couples with children under the age of 18 must wait 90 days b... Read More »

How long after a petition for dissolution of a marriage is recorded is a divorce final?

After filing for a petition for dissolution of marriage, the time it takes for the divorce to finalize varies based on factors including your state's waiting period and how well your spouse and you... Read More »